Case Study: Murphy Oil Soap -- The Trusted Cleaner For More Than 100 Years
For more than 100 years, people have trusted the natural and gentle cleaning power of Murphy® Oil Soap. It is ideal for safely cleaning finished wood and other household surfaces without leaving a dulling residue.
For over 50 years, master craftsman Birger Juell has used the same techniques and tools to create wood flooring masterpieces. Among them - Murphy Oil Soap.
"Everyone asks me how to maintain a wood floor, and there are millions of things you shouldn't use. What you should use is Murphy Oil Soap," says Juell, a multiple NWFA Floor of the Year winner. "It cleans and protects without harm, and I highly recommend it to all of my clients."
Murphy Oil Soap's traditional formula has kept customers happy for generations while adding new, more convenient products as well. For quick fixes, many customers use Murphy's® Just Squirt & Mop Wood Floor Cleaner. It is formulated to remove dirt, grime and grease from nearly any type of flooring, including wood, tile, marble and linoleum floors.
Cleaning up after a construction project or revamping older flooring may require an in-depth job. The experts at Murphy Oil Soap are a great source for help with hard-to-solve issues. During construction or renovation projects, floors should be protected from alcohol, acetone, chemicals, and oils and perspiration. And stains, marks and scratches can be removed easily from waxed floors using Murphy Oil Soap.
Caring for wood floors includes a routine for everyday care, according to the experts at Murphy Oil Soap. Vacuum or dustmop floors daily as dust can scratch wood surfaces; use mats or masonite panels to catch dirt in high-traffic areas; rugs or mats should be placed near the stove and sink in the kitchen; and use a humidifier and a dehumidifier in dry and humid months to prevent cracking.
Experts agree that wood floors should never become wet or soaked. Spills should be mopped immediately.
For regular care, wood flooring should be cleaned with a damp mop, and excess water should be wiped away with a soft cloth. Floors can be cleaned by following the label directions on Murphy Oil Soap.
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